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We’ve got all the action and adventure you need to jumpstart your Spring. Here are five movies to watch on DStv this week.

Terminator: Dark Fate

For those who remember the 1984 hit, the return of the original stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, will have you celebrating. Set 25 years after Terminator 2: Judgement Day, the machines send an advanced new device, Rev-9, to kill a woman who holds the survival of humanity in her hands. Together with professional Terminator evader, Sarah Connor, and a cybernetically enhanced soldier, Grace, Dani must get safely to Texas, where T-800 now lives. As a completely autonomous machine, ‘Carl’ is the only one who can give them a fighting chance at survival.

Sunday 13 September on M-Net (DStv 101) at 20:05

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A Rainy Day in New York

Starring Timothée Chalamet (Lady Bird) and Elle Fanning, there is so much to enjoy in this jaunty comedy by controversial filmmaker, Woody Allen. A young couple decides to take a romantic weekend trip to New York City when one of them receives an interview opportunity. They are met with a series of misadventures and bad weather that put their relationship to the test. Look out for hunky Liev Schreiber as a cult director, Jude Law as a screenwriter and Selena Gomez as a budding actress.

Sunday 13 September on M-Net Movies 1 (DStv 104) at 20:00

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Rumour has it that Jennifer Lopez was robbed of an Oscar nomination for her performance in this film. It follows a group of strippers in New York who decide to steal money from their wealthier patrons by drugging them and running their credit cards. The star-studded cast includes Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat), Lili Reinhart (Riverdale) and musical icons Lizzo and Cardi B.

Tuesday 15 September on M-Net Movies 2 (DStv 106) at 22:00

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Ben is Back

Watch the enigmatic Julia Roberts in this beautifully told story about a mother who tries to help her addict son after he returns home from rehab unexpectedly. With his arrival on Christmas Eve, she decides that he can have 24 hours with the family. However, the ghosts of his past come back to haunt him when he encounters different people who were affected by his drug use.

Monday, 14 September on Showmax

The Wrong Stepfather

Karen is a single mother with a focus on family and career but when she encounters a charming college advisor, she is pleasantly surprised by a whirlwind romance. Blinded by love, she shows no concern at the speed at which they get engaged. However, her friends get worried when Karen’s daughter seems dramatically different and all signs point to her new stepfather.

Saturday 12 September on Lifetime (DStv 131) at 19:20

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